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Nelson Paddlefest

Saturday 26th-Sunday 27th October 2019

The Nelson SUP Club are inviting the paddlesports community from Nelson and the rest of the country for a weekend of combined fun on the water.
Those interested in taking part, or just watching, events for Stand Up Paddleboarders (SUP), Surf Ski and Waka Ama should come and visit sunny Nelson (Paddletown) on Labour Weekend in October.
There will be 5 km or 10 km distance races, depending on your fitness and skill level, and sprint races for SUP, iSUP, Surf Skis and Waka Ama.
As well mixed team relay race and races for paddleboarding juniors (Age 8 to 11), all on inflatable SUP boards.
There will be heaps of spot prizes for those that take part including leashes, PFDs, paddles and even a inflatable paddleboard and lots of yummies and other goodies.
See "Nelson Paddle Fest 2019 Labour weekend" event or "Nelson SUP Club" on Facebook for further details.


October 26–27


9:30 am to 3:00 pm




Tahunanui Beach (Saturday), Maitai River/Rutherford Park (Sunday)
Abel Tasman carpark (Sat), Maitai launch ramp (Sun)

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Adults and youth entry $25.
No alcohol

Tickets from Nelson SUP Club


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